Navigate Your Cancer Journey

We have online resources available to help you at any point on your cancer journey. Select your stage and concern below to get started.

Converting Real Property Into Income

Converting Real Property Into Income

To pay for cancer treatment, you may need to consider borrowing against or selling real property to create income. The laws that cover home loan, sale and rental transactions are complex and change

  • creating income
  • finances
  • practical effects of cancer
Employment Issues

Employment Issues

Cancer and treatment can make it difficult to work. Prepare early for not working for a period of time. Or, there may be ways to change your job duties so you can keep working. Also, consider future

  • benefits
  • disability income
  • discrimination
Federal and State Benefit Programs

Federal and State Benefit Programs

Federal and state benefit programs offer help to meet health care and income needs. These programs can help those who can’t work due to cancer, treatment or aftereffects.

  • federal and state benefits
  • financial help
  • insurance
Finding and Evaluating Cancer Information

Finding and Evaluating Cancer Information

Knowing how to find reliable cancer resources can help you feel more confident and informed. Good information and services can improve your quality of life and support your healing and recovery. If

  • cancer information
  • finding and evaluating resources
  • finding cancer organizations
Important Legal Decisions

Important Legal Decisions

You will need to prepare legal documents to tell others what you want done during a health crisis or after death. Here is an overview of the important legal decisions to consider and how to find help

  • advance health directives
  • creating a will
  • during treatment

Organizing and Keeping Important Records

You'll be keeping track of a great deal of important paperwork through your cancer journey. Keeping organized records will make life easier for you and your loved ones. If you don't feel well enough

  • cancer guidance
  • during treatment
  • going through treatment
Telling Others About Your Cancer

Telling Others About Your Cancer

How to tell others about your cancer diagnosis is a personal choice. There’s no one right time or way to do it. Some may openly share their experience with others. Some might decide not to share any

  • friends
  • Just Diagnosed
  • kids
Transportation and Other Cancer Support Services

Transportation and Other Cancer Support Services

A wide range of support services are available to help you, both during and after cancer fighting treatment. See the chart below for some of the common services.

  • assistance programs
  • practical effects of cancer
  • support services
Converting Personal Assets Into Income

Converting Personal Assets Into Income

To pay for cancer treatment, you may need to consider selling some of your personal assets, such as furniture, vehicles and financial accounts. Personal assets can also be used as collateral to secure